PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER COUNTY OF LAKE Salary is DOE/DOQ
Lake County…a land for all seasons
The County of Lake seeks a Public Health Officer with passion, experience, talent and dedication to serving our community. Successful candidates will have a solid understanding of what community public health is, a passion for public health and serving others, and be a: • licensed physician in the State of California, or other State, and the ability to obtain a California license following an employment offer via the California Medical Board's priority review and processing for out-of-state applicants – see details at https://www.mbc.ca.gov/Applicants/Physicians_and_Surgeons/Expedited-Review.aspx • community collaborator, • strategic partner, • participatory and effective communicator, and • effectively serve as our public health subject matter expert for the County of Lake.
THE JOB: PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICER The Public Health Officer (PHO) is the face of Public Health in the County and is responsible for public health policy development and community health planning. This is an at-will position appointed by and reporting directly to the Board of Supervisors. The PHO serves as the medical subject matter expert for public health under the Health Services Director, who provides program and administrative oversight. The PHO also works closely with state and federal agencies, professionals and support staff, and other County departments. This position plays a strategic and critical role in collaborating with emergency management agencies, community health providers, foundations, committees, community-based organizations, and the community-at-large to set local public health priorities and policy.
Training and Experience: The successful candidate will… • Be a graduate from a medical college of good standing and repute, per California Health and Safety Code Section 101005. • Have 3 years of experience as a licensed physician -OR- 2 years as a licensed physician in a public health agency. • Possess a valid unrestricted Physician's and Surgeon's license issued by the California Medical Board -OR- possess a valid unrestricted Doctor of Osteopathy license issued by Osteopathic Medical Board of California -OR- be an out of state licensed physician who is eligible for licensure in the State of California The California Medical Board provides priority review and processing of applications for out-of-state applicants for licensure as a physician and surgeon if you receive and accept an offer of employment for an underserved population in California. This position will qualify for priority review. https://www.mbc.ca.gov/Applicants/Physicians_and_Surgeons/Expedited-Review.aspx • Demonstrate familiarity with the broad range of specific public health programs in California. • Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid California Driver's License • Be able to attend meetings outside of normal working hours and must work on-call to respond to emergency situations during weekends, holidays, and other off-hour shifts. • Must be eligible for State Skilled Professional Medical Personnel (SPMP) classification as defined by 42 CFR PART 432.
HOW TO APPLY: For first consideration please apply by June 21st.